4 Natural Food Colorings

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Francine Lizotte

By
@ClubFoody

When adding color to your recipes, don't use commercial dyes with chemicals use one of these healthy 4 Natural Food Colorings instead!

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Serves:
1/2 cup each
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • GREEN FOOD COLORING

  • 1 1/2 c
    (300 g) frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    water, or more if needed
  • YELLOW FOOD COLORING

  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • PURPLE FOOD COLORING

  • 1/2 c
    fresh blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp
    water, or more if needed
  • PINK FOOD COLORING

  • 3 medium
    beets, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • ·
    enough water to cover

How to Make 4 Natural Food Colorings

Step-by-Step

  1. To make green; in a jar of a blender, add thawed spinach with water and process until smooth. Pour spinach into a fine sieve sit over a bowl. Using a spatula, toss around so the liquid drain faster; discard what’s left in the sieve. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator. Makes ½ cup
  2. To make yellow; in a small pot over medium heat, combine water and turmeric. Whisk to combine and bring to a simmer; cook for 3 minutes. Transfer the mixture into an airtight container and cool completely before storing in the refrigerator. Makes ½ cup
  3. To make purple; in a jar of a blender, add blueberries with water and process until smooth. Pour blueberries into a fine sieve sit over a bowl. Using a spatula, toss around so the liquid drain faster; discard what’s left in the sieve. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator. Makes ½ cup
  4. To make pink; in a medium pot, add beets and pour in enough water to cover. Bring to a simmer and cook until the beets are tender. Remove from the heat and strain the liquid into an airtight container. Cool completely before storing in the refrigerator. Makes ½ cup
  5. To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> youtube.com/watch?v=7OZCtl67fOs

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